IRS Tax Returns & Refunds - Tax News & Advice
Ever wonder what would happen if you just skipped out on filing your taxes? You get your paperwork back from your employer, either in the mail or through e-mail, and just think too yourself, ugh, not again. I don't want to go through this hassle again. So you just let the task fade back to a darker corner of your mind, and forget about it.
Not long ago, a small headline blipped onto the news radar. It said that Credit Karma (A popular free credit score company) had just bought out an online tax preparer, and would begin to offer absolutely free tax filing to anyone interested in their new services.
It happens to the best of us. You file your taxes with the IRS and are looking forward to receiving your tax return check. You are certain that all of your T's are crossed and all of your I's are dotted, but something went wrong and you hear back from the IRS that you need to correct some errors before they will be able to fully process your return.
April 15th, otherwise own as Tax Day, is ever nearing. If you're one of the millions of Americans that has decided to put off your filing to closer to deadline day and are trying to jog your memory back into tax filing gear, no worries. That's what this entry is for.
Being on the receiving line of an Internal Revenue Service agents phone call or mailing informing you that your tax returns are being audited is a nightmare that millions of Americans have undoubtedly had. A tax audit can turn an otherwise quiet life upside down and cause undue stress on an individual and their family.
Finding the right tax professional who is able to find you every deduction, credit, and write-offs can oftentimes seem like an impossible task, but it doesn't have to be.
Determining whether or not you have to pay taxes on your Social Security benefits really comes down to two factors: 1) your tax filing status, and 2) the amount of your "combined" income. Generally speaking though, you will not have to pay any taxes on your Social Security benefits at all, if that is your only source of income.
Have you ever made contributions to an IRA account, then wondered if you can deduct that investment from your taxes? The simple answer yes, you can, but only in some cases.It all depends on what kind of IRA you contribute to, and in some cases your income level, and if you are covered by an employer-run retirement account or not.
Every state figures out a way to collect revenue in the form of taxes, but not every state is equal in how they go about doing that. Some states have a high sales tax while others have no sales tax at all. This piece will focus on breaking down the best and worst states when it comes to their sales tax.
Most people's goal every tax season is to figure out how to owe as little in taxes as possible. The purpose of this entry is to help you with that. The goal here is to show you a handful of ways that you can potentially lower your tax bracket through various personal deductions, thereby lowering the percentage you are taxed at, and save you money.
Tax Returns News & Opinion Articles
|Mon Jan 07, 2019 | marketplace.org|
The Internal Revenue Service is operating on a skeleton crew, down to just an eighth of its workforce, during what’s typically the major ramp-up before tax season. Here’s...
Tax Returns Videos
|Mon Jan 23, 2017|
The IRS will be taking more time to detect and prevent fraud on income tax forms meaning many tax payers can expect...
|Thu Apr 02, 2015|
Like 2014, the IRS expects to issue 9 out of 10 tax refunds within 21 days for those who e-filed with direct...
|Mon Mar 17, 2014|
With Tax Day (April 15th) approaching, here is your (mostly) complete guide to federal income taxes, state income...